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1. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle, where he lives with his father, and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 68,554

2. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 40,090

3. The Secret of My Success (1987)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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36 Metascore

A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton

Votes: 27,543 | Gross: $67.00M

4. HouseSitter (1992)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Con artist Gwen moves in to Newton's empty home without his knowledge and begins setting up house, posing as his new wife.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, Dana Delany, Julie Harris

Votes: 20,860 | Gross: $58.50M

5. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 19,883

6. Simply Irresistible (1999)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.3
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27 Metascore

A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.

Director: Mark Tarlov | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sean Patrick Flanery, Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker

Votes: 12,767 | Gross: $4.39M

7. The Out-of-Towners (1999)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

5.5
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33 Metascore

The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.

Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, John Cleese, Mark McKinney

Votes: 12,303 | Gross: $28.54M

8. Joe's Apartment (1996)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

5.4
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A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.

Director: John Payson | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Billy West, Reginald Hudlin

Votes: 12,045 | Gross: $4.61M

9. The Cowboy Way (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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As they visit New York City, a pair of cowboys have to become unlikely heroes when their friend is kidnapped.

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Ernie Hudson

Votes: 7,350 | Gross: $20.28M

10. The Butcher's Wife (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.4
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A clairvoyant impulsively marries a butcher, moves to New York City and has a positive impact on the people she meets, changing their futures...which in turn changes hers.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, George Dzundza, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 6,222 | Gross: $9.69M

11. Life with Mikey (1993)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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Michael Chapman was once a child television star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They ... See full summary »

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christina Vidal, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper

Votes: 5,093 | Gross: $12.44M

12. A Shock to the System (1990)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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When you think you're at the top of the corporate ladder and then discover they have managed to pull that ladder away, sometimes you have to take it upon yourself to "level" the playing ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Egleson | Stars: Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Peter Riegert, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 3,806 | Gross: $3.42M

13. Heaven Help Us (1985)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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64 Metascore

A new transfer student to St. Basil's Boys' Prep School tries to fit in while romantically pursuing a troubled young girl.

Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Andrew McCarthy, John Heard, Mary Stuart Masterson

Votes: 3,767 | Gross: $6.07M

14. Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Caitlin Clarke, David Patrick Kelly

Votes: 1,656

15. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,520

16. Mr. North (1988)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments. The rumors are magnified by his ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Huston | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, Lauren Bacall, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 1,146 | Gross: $1.22M

17. Beyond Therapy (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy

4.8
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This is an insane and fast-paced romantic comedy about a bizarre dinner date among Bruce (Goldblum) and Prudence (Hagerty), and their lunatic therapists, and Bruce's jealous, gun-wielding ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Julie Hagerty, Jeff Goldblum, Glenda Jackson, Tom Conti

Votes: 1,035 | Gross: $0.79M

18. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 849

19. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Mute Witness to Murder (1990)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.6
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Young woman Suzy looks out of the window of her apartment and witnesses a man murdering a woman in the apartment directly across from hers. Suzy is so traumatized by what she sees that ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Simpson | Stars: Richard Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, Reed Birney, Kristine Nielsen

Votes: 583

20. Sister Mary Explains It All (2001 TV Movie)

77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A bigoted, fanatical nun comes face to face with the lives she ruined through her teachings when a quartet of her traumatized former students return to perform at her Christmas Eve church lecture.

Director: Marshall Brickman | Stars: Diane Keaton, Brian Benben, Wallace Langham, Laura San Giacomo

Votes: 566

21. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: The Impossible Dream (1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.2
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Frasier is tormented by a recurring erotic dream in which he wakes up in a cheap hotel bed with Gil Chesterton. He desperately searches for any psychological explanation besides the obvious one.

Director: David Lee | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 527

22. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: The Seal Who Came to Dinner (1998)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.3
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When Niles' Gourmet Club has its annual "Golden Apron Awards", he decides to throw a dinner party in hopes of obtaining the illustrious apron. He and Frasier break into Maris' beach-side ... See full summary »

Director: David Lee | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 518

23. The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988)

29 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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Dennis Jennings is an introverted daydreamer, sleepwalking through life. He is a professional waiter and has an equally-dull girlfriend, Emma. In an attempt to release his pent-up feelings ... See full summary »

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Steven Wright, Rowan Atkinson, Laurie Metcalf, Carrotte

Votes: 389

24. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Set in Riverside on the upper West Side of Manhattan, Ryan's Hope centered mostly on the working class Ryans, an Irish-American family headed by Maeve and Johnny Ryan. They owned Ryan's Bar... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Levin, Nancy Addison, Helen Gallagher, Ron Hale

Votes: 366

25. In the Spirit (1990)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.1
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A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Seacat | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Elaine May, Jeannie Berlin, Olympia Dukakis

Votes: 243 | Gross: $0.28M

26. The 67th Annual Tony Awards (2013 TV Special)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

8.0
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Awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Milly Shapiro, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 141

27. What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael (2018)

98 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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A portrait of the work and life of controversial film critic Pauline Kael, and her battle to achieve success and influence in the 20th century movie business.

Director: Rob Garver | Stars: Woody Allen, Lili Anolik, Alec Baldwin, Carol Baum

Votes: 129

28. Kristin (2001– )

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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Heart of gold southern secretary working in the big city.

Stars: Kristin Chenoweth, Jon Tenney, Larry Romano, Ana Ortiz

Votes: 123

29. LateLine (1998–1999)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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This sitcom on NBC stars Al Franken as Al Freundlich, a vain reporter for the fictional news program "Lateline." Robert Foxworth stars as Pearce McKenzie, the anchor of "Lateline." Vic Karp... See full summary »

Stars: Al Franken, Megyn Price, Miguel Ferrer, Ajay Naidu

Votes: 95

30. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Sigourney Weaver/Buster Poindexter (1986)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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Check out selected sketches and segments from the 1986 episode hosted by Golden Globe winning actress Sigourney Weaver with special guest appearance by Madonna. Sketches include: "Church ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Dana Carvey, Nora Dunn, Phil Hartman, Jan Hooks

Votes: 56

31. Trying Times (1987–1989)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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A half-hour sitcom anthology on PBS, about people who are struggling with the daily routines of life.

Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Candice Bergen, Teri Garr, Spalding Gray

Votes: 52

32. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Meryl Streep (2008)

Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Director: Jason Goodman | Stars: Christopher Durang, John Savage

Votes: 51

33. The 32nd Annual Tony Awards (1978 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Trini Alvarado, Claudia Asbury, Edward Asner, Emanuel Azenberg

Votes: 28

34. Working in the Theatre (1976– )

60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

6.5
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Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Dalrymple, George White, Brendan Gill, Ted Chapin

Votes: 23

35. Hometown (1985)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Ben and Mary have been a devoted couple since their college years in the 1960s. They shock their friends and teenaged daughters when they send out invitations for their wedding--everyone ... See full summary »

Stars: Jane Kaczmarek, Franc Luz, Margaret Whitton, Andrew Rubin

Votes: 17

36. Gerald L'Ecuyer: A Filmmaker's Journey (2004 TV Movie)

107 min | Comedy

7.8
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With only Canadian grant money to spend, director Gerald L'Ecuyer heads to New York City to make the movie of his dreams. Along the way, he encounters obstacles from actors, financiers, and even his therapist.

Director: Gérald L'Ecuyer | Stars: Craig Archibald, Bob Balaban, Raymond Michael Bell, Lothaire Bluteau

Votes: 17

37. Accidental Hero: Room 408 (2001)

TV-MA | 56 min | Documentary

6.5
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The filmmakers follow San Francisco-area forensics teacher Tommie Lindsey and his students for two years.

Directors: Terri DeBono, Steve Rosen | Stars: Jermaine Aaron, Mike Coloma, Nathan Feingersh, Marcelo Garcia

Votes: 15

38. Comedy Zone (1984– )

60 min | Comedy

4.7
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One-hour "almost live" show of comedy sketches and cabaret songs.

Stars: Bob Gunton, Anne Lange, Mark Linn-Baker, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 10

39. My America (2012)

Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A series that is comprised of twenty-one monologues written by American playwrights which form a sort of fractured portrait of the American collective psyche. Ranging from the sad to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Maechi Aharanwa, Greg Allen, Pascale Armand, Mia Barron

Votes: 8

40. LateLine (1998–1999)
Episode: Svadharma (1999)

Comedy

6.0
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Stars: Al Franken, Megyn Price, Miguel Ferrer, Ajay Naidu

Votes: 7

41. LateLine (1998–1999)
Episode: Gale Gets a Life (1998)

Comedy

7.7
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Al comes down with the flu and Gale has to deal with an easier going reporter which allows her to pursue a relationship. However, once she is dating someone, Pearce finds her irresistible and begins to lust after her.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Al Franken, Megyn Price, Miguel Ferrer, Ajay Naidu

Votes: 6

42. Kristin (2001– )
Episode: The In-Crowd (2001)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.5
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Kristin's moral compass veers off course when she leads the popular girls at work to believe she slept with a masseuse.

Director: Brian K. Roberts | Stars: Kristin Chenoweth, Jon Tenney, Larry Romano, Ana Ortiz

Votes: 6

43. Trying Times (1987–1989)
Episode: The Visit (1987)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Jim's high school sweetheart Wanda is coming to visit, which makes his annoyed wife Marsha jealous. However, as soon as she arrives, Wanda starts boring them with her entire crazy life story, but they're too polite to interrupt her.

Director: Alan Arkin | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Christopher Durang, Julie Hagerty, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 6

44. The Legacy Project (2011– )

Documentary

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The Legacy Project serves to heighten awareness of writing and composing for the stage. They provide a unique window into the thinking of America's most prominent and promising playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists.

Stars: Lee Adams, Edward Albee, Annie Baker, Jerry Bock

45. Off-Hollywood (1978 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

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Director: Sterling Johnson | Stars: Glenn Daniels, Susan Elliot, Cyndi James Gossett, Dizzy Lowell

46. Wanda's Visit (2006)

67 min

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A letter from a school friend leads to chaos (from the play by Christopher Durang)

Director: Ian Hart | Stars: Robert De Fries, Malcolm Houston, Einat Marom, Jenny Ongley

47. Byline Showtime (1988– )

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Peter Benchley, Edna Buchanan, Frank Deford, Christopher Durang

48. Why Torture Is Wrong and the People Who Love Them

Comedy | Announced

A woman suddenly finds herself in crisis: is her new husband, whom she married when drunk, a terrorist? Or just crazy? Or both? Is her father involved in a shadow government? Does she simply seek mental escape, or is she really insane?

49. My America (2012)
Episode: America (2012)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Hal Hartley | Star: Jack Gilpin

50. The Legacy Project (2011– )
Episode: Christopher Durang with David Lindsay-Abaire (2016)

Documentary

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David Lindsay-Abaire joins Christopher Durang at his home in Pennslyvania for an intimate conversation about playwriting in The Legacy Project: Volume III.

Director: Jeremy S. Levine | Stars: Christopher Durang, David Lindsay-Abaire



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